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Bullying of doctors in training is widespread. Abdelmageed Abdelrahman discusses the impact of the problem and how it can be tackled
In 2014, nearly 10% of doctors in training reported to the General Medical Council (GMC) that they had experienced bullying. The figures, collected as part of the GMC’s National Training Survey of the 50 000 doctors in training, reveal the extent of the problem among doctors training in the United Kingdom.
But the impact of bullying…Continue
Twenty two junior doctors were investigated by the General Medical Council between 2011 and 2015 over recreational drug use, figures released by the regulator have shown.
From January 2011 to January 2015 the GMC investigated 22 doctors who were less than five years after qualification for alleged recreational drug use. The cases were categorised by the GMC as controlled substances offences, driving under the influence of drugs, mental and behavioural illness (substance misuse), or…Continue
Even in this age of electronic application forms and e-portfolios there is still a need for doctors to maintain an up to date curriculum vitae (CV). Your CV is a career road map that enables you to identify and deal with any gaps in your experience and to respond to opportunities that may arise unexpectedly.
Whether you are applying for a new position, your consultant has…Continue
The Internet Medical Society (IMS) is an independent, apolitical organisation funded in 2005 and based in London (UK). The IMS is an online group of doctors and other health professionals dedicated to utilizing the Internet to bring the very best health care to people worldwide.
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